Two trailblazing UA School of Journalism students have been handpicked for The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, including Paul Ingram, who has worked as a science writer and photographer for Biosphere 2.
The microorganisms of greatest concern when it comes to leafy green vegetables are Salmonella, Listeria, enterococci, noroviruses and pathogenic forms of E. coli, says Channah Rock of the UA department of soil, water and environmental science.
UA students often gain national attention for their academic and professional talents, like University junior Eric Hansen, recipient of the 2013 Goldwater Scholarship for his work on photovoltaic research.
Tree-ring research is helping scientists build climate and wildfire history in Arizona, including how severe long-ago fires were. When lower-severity fire damages the outer bark of a tree, it leaves behind a scar that can be seen in the tree's rings...